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Pre-award protest sustained due to regulatory violations and ambiguity

USA - April 28 2021 On April 26, 2021 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a decision in the matter of Innovate Now, LLC. B-419546, Apr, 26, 2021 sustaining…

Reiterating well-established principles, GAO dismisses Protester’s cost realism argument and denies Protester’s unequal discussions arguments

USA - April 19 2021 On April 2, 2021 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a decision in the matter of Trademasters Service, Inc. dismissing in part and…

Proposal expirations can be costly in the procurement context

Global - April 6 2021 On March 26, 2021 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a decision in the matter of Cydecor, Inc. B-418165.5, denying a protest that…

UK Imposes Sanctions on Senior Belarusian Figures

European Union, United Kingdom - September 30 2020 As advised previously in our client alert, the UK has again departed from the EU sanctions regime by imposing sanctions against eight members of the…

Tracking federal agencies’ re-opening plans for government contractors

USA - May 22 2020 After months of federal agency closures, and a wide expansion of teleworking and other remote work policies crafted in response to the novel…

Contractor successfully uses GAO pre-award protest to modify solicitation

USA - February 4 2020 When the terms of a solicitation run contrary to the regulations, challenging the solicitation in a pre-award protest may provide contractors the…

Riding the cybersecurity compliance wave: How defense contractors can navigate the rising tide of cybersecurity regulations

USA - September 23 2019 Cybersecurity attacks targeting government information have drastically increased, and both the federal government and private industry have…

Recent ‘firsts’ shape UK collective actions

United Kingdom - April 30 2019 This year marks four years since significant statutory reforms regenerated the UK’s collective actions arena. Following a rocky start to this new…

CFTC signals intention to focus on foreign corrupt practices investigations

USA - April 1 2019 On March 6, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) Enforcement Division published an advisory (the…

FTC announces revised HSR thresholds for 2019

USA - February 25 2019 On February 15, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the annual threshold adjustments for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino…